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Sheldon School
Hardenhuish Lane, Chippenham SN14 6HJ
Sheldon School is a non-selective academy. It has about 1660 boys and girls aged between 11 and 18. In June 2017 the school was rated 'Good' by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Environment, Destinations, Representation and Sixth form. Relative weaknesses include Finances, Attendance and Disadvantaged pupils.
The school's overall score (out of 100) is given below. Coloured segments show the contributions of each indicator, explained in more detail below. Hover over the segments for details. Personalise the score by clicking on the button to set your own priorities.

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Environment: Excellent. Air pollution, traffic accidents and crime are all very low.
Destinations: Excellent. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is very high, while at 18 (allowing for attainment) it is quite high.
Representation: In balance. The socio-economic mix and ethnic representation are both in balance with the local community.
Sixth form: Above average. Attainment, progress and destinations are all above average.
Attainment: Above average. Attainment at the ages of 16 and 18 are both above average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Admissions: About average. The occupancy rate is roughly average and the offer rate is quite high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Progress: About average. Up to age 16 it is about average, while at ages 16-18 it is above average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Disadvantaged pupils: Below average. Progress up to age 16 is poor. Destinations at 16 are about average. Progress at 16-18 is about average. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are about average.
Attendance: Below average. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both quite high.
Finances: Poor. However, the school budget has been roughly in balance
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